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    Mary Ellen Guiney is 30 years of age. She has a biochemistry degree from the National University of Galway, Ireland where she also rowed at home and internationally and won the All Ireland Championships in a crew boat.
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    CVD

    Cardiovascular disease refers to conditions that involve blocked arteries and blood vessels that can lead to a heart attack, angina or stroke. The natural heart rhythm may be offset and the muscles of the heart are strained which leads to a number of complications. Reducing smoking and alcohol along

    Diabetes

      Diabetes is a metabolic disease which results from elevated blood sugar levels over a prolonged period of time. Symptoms include frequent urination, increased thirst and increased hunger. Long term side effects of this metabolic disease can have a huge impact on the heart and can cause CVD

    Atomoxetine

    This drug is a norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor approved for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Common risks include the increased risk of suicidal thoughts. It can also add to worsened depression and a change in behaviour. Regular checks of blood pressure and ECGs ar

    Paliperidone palmitate (injection)

    SIDE EFFECTS Very common: postural hypotension, akathisia (restlessness) Common: movement disorders, raised prolactin, sleepiness, weight gain, constipation, blurred vision On this injection, Mary is experienced weight gain, unnatural heart ache in the morning, flu like symptoms, pain in her left

    Librium

    Mary has also met alot of individuals being prescribed librium. Although it may be beneficial to alcohol withdrawal it is known to treat anxiety. Mary is highly against tablets to treat anxiety and knows well that the WRAP approach is much more beneficial as the marketing of lots of drugs is simply

    Lithium

    Lithium is the most widely studied drug used to treat mania. Mary has met alot of individuals taking lithium to taper off other pharmaceutical and street drugs. Although it is supposed to prevent suicide, she sees alot of people depressed on this drug as it is similar to the AAP (anti-psychotics) wh

    8 Amazing Changes When You Cut Negativity from Your Life

    We all know the "meh" people of the world: The ones who complain about everything, never see the good in anything, and think that sharing any sort of happiness will "jinx" whatever it is they secretly want (just not enough to infuse it with the joy and gratitude it deserves).